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Bill Roache to face rape charges

Coronation Street actor Bill Roache has been charged with two counts of rape of a 15-year-old girl in 1967.

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CPS say Bill Roache to be charged

The Crown Prosecution Service have tonight said Coronation Street actor Bill Roache is to be charged with two counts of rape of a 15-year-old girl in 1967.

The 81-year-old, who plays Ken Barlow in the soap, was arrested at his home in Wilmslow, Cheshire, this morning.

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